432: #432: Data sharing and collaboration with Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, Samooha

Today we’re going to talk about the power of data sharing and collaboration and how data clean rooms can help organizations in several ways.

To help me discuss this topic, I’d like to welcome Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, Founder & CEO at Samooha.


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In this episode, the concept of data clean rooms and their benefits for organizations in terms of data sharing and collaboration are discussed. The guest speaker explains that clean rooms are secure platforms for data collaboration and sharing, comparing them to popular tools like Zoom, Slack, and Teams. The speaker highlights the accessibility and comfort that non-technical individuals have developed with these tools, especially during the pandemic.

A data clean room is defined as a secure environment for sharing data with external parties who share a common objective of gathering insights from the shared data. The speaker emphasizes that the data sets within a clean room are processed in a way that ensures data remains in its original location, stored on the cloud. Both parties can collaborate and combine their data sets without visibility into each other’s data.

The episode also emphasizes the importance of respecting customers’ and consumers’ data privacy. Using a data clean room eliminates the need to compromise data privacy. While the episode briefly mentions the benefits of data clean rooms for marketing and advertising professionals, it does not delve further into this topic.

Guest speaker Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, the founder and CEO of Samuha, provides insights on data sharing and collaboration. She highlights the significance of these practices in the world of big data and the opportunities for enterprises to gain insights by sharing and collaborating within their ecosystem. Kamakshi acknowledges the availability of tools for data sharing and collaboration but emphasizes the need to make it easier and more accessible, particularly for non-technical audiences such as marketing, customer success, and customer experience teams. Her company, Samuha, aims to address this problem and create success in the B2B enterprise technology space. Kamakshi advises marketers to consider data collaboration as a critical part of their arsenal and choose a secure solution that aligns with their needs.

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